Grant Recipients
Grant Type: 

Kid's Place

$20,000
Grant Amount: $50,000 and under
Grant Term: 1 Year
Dec 1 2011

 Kid's Place is a full service Child Advocacy Center that was established in 1999.  Its mission is threefold: to ensure that a cooperative multi-disciplinary team delivers comprehensive services to child sexual abuse victims and their families in a child focused, neutral-based facility; to ensure each child will not be further victimized by providing them with coordinating services; o ensure the development and implementation of child sexual abuse prevention and community education strategies. The grant requested will be used to fund the therapist's salary.  90% or 126 out of 140 children will demonstrate reduction in re-experiencing symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  These symptoms include; intrusive recollections, bad dreams, and flashbacks regarding the trauma. 90% or 126 out of 140 children will demonstrate reduction in avoidance symptoms.  These symptoms include; avoiding thoughts or feelings, avoiding activities, avoiding people, forgetfulness, and detachment from loved ones.

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